Just in time to mark the 1 year anniversary of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, the museum will be featured on a Forever stamp.

“Black history is inseparable from American history, and the black experience represents a profound and unique strand of the American story. This stamp issuance recognizes the richness of that experience,” the U.S. Postal Service said in announcing the design.

The museum will be hosting a dedication ceremony on October 13, the same day the stamps will be making their nationwide debut.

Just in the first year, the museum has seen nearly 3 million visitors.

“It tells the unvarnished truth,” says Director Lonnie Bunch. “I think there are people who were stunned that a federal institution could tell the story with complexity, with truth, with tragedy, and sometimes resilience. So I think the kind of honesty of it appeals to people.”

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